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2014-05-19 00:20:12

Report Highlights Solutions, Programs and Needed Next Steps WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) today released its inaugural "Action for Dental Health: Report to Congress" which recognizes the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Action for Dental Health (ADH) movement and the grassroots efforts taking place across the country to eliminate barriers to dental health. The report was released during the ADA's annual Washington...

2014-05-16 12:27:50

Says H.R.4605 Will Provide Care for America's Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children's Hospice International (CHI), Friday applauded the re-introduction of the Children's Program of All-Inclusive Coordinated Care (ChiPACC) Act of 2014 in the United States Congress by U.S. Reps. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina and Jim Moran of Virginia. The bill was recently co-sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, known...

2014-05-15 12:36:22

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a retrospective pooled analysis of eight phase III trials (two 18-week and six 24-week) of linagliptin 5 mg once-daily, showed reductions from baseline A1c at 18 (eight trials) and 24 (six trials) weeks compared to placebo in African-American adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. Additionally, similar proportions of patients in...

2014-05-14 16:23:34

Survey Finds Nearly Six in Ten Have Idled Production WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Policy setbacks in Washington are taking a major toll on the most successful advanced biofuel in the U.S., according to a nationwide survey of biodiesel producers released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by the National Biodiesel Board found, that nearly 80 percent of U.S. biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year and more than half have idled production at a plant...

2014-05-12 23:06:36

Awards Program Honors Healthcare Organizations that Continue to Innovate eHealth Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 MEDSEEK, the only provider of a comprehensive patient influence platform for the healthcare industry, announced the winners of the eHealth Excellence Awards Wednesday during the 2014 Client Congress at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We are proud to recognize these organizations for their accomplishments in patient, clinical and employee engagement and strategic...

2014-05-12 04:21:49

CEO Walter-G Wrobel Shares Patient Results with Subretinal Implants at the 2014 French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) Congress PARIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Walter-G Wrobel, CEO of Retina Implant AG, presented results from the Company's clinical trial for the first time in France at the 120th Congress of the French Society of Ophthalmology...

2014-05-08 23:05:18

Security Congress Offers Global Speaker Line-up Covering More Than 80 Educational Sessions Across Nine Tracks for Over 20,000 Attendees Clearwater, FL, USA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today released the full education program and speaker line-up for its fourth annual Security Congress, taking place September 29 – October...

2014-05-08 12:32:57

Former 9/11 Commission counsel and SIBA CEO urges Congress to follow the 16 other nations with fully implemented biometric borders to protect against terrorist cross-border traffic WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), the leading non-profit association representing innovations that protect and secure identity across private and public platforms, today strongly encouraged Congress to pass biometric exit legislation to build...

2014-05-06 23:02:41

Brain tumor patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the country met with congressional leaders to discuss the issues facing the community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held its fourth annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew nearly 150 brain tumor advocates from 32 different states and the District of Columbia to...

2014-05-05 12:29:26

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics Asks Congress to Protect Patients From Fraud and Continue Supporting Allergy and Asthma Funding WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 17(th) year in a row, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) will gather for the annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH) [http://www.aanma.org/aadch] on Wednesday, May 7 to put forth core issues that the 50 million Americans suffering from these chronic...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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